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behind him as he goes. this poem is called big thicket. jasper, texas. >> to big thicket a crack is a buck shot, a stick broke, cracked headlights. crack, the big thicket we go 2 sticks. drink, drink, light, light. stagger in the road. statistic o statistic broke. the light, buck shot light. >> buck on stagger. what you looking at. the white stick. along the trees, along the trees. the buck staggering home. the crack. big thicket. what are you doing here? >> stick broke. white light. break for home. white homing. ha, ha, go, go, buck shot, kra e crack, crack, crack. hit lights. what you think you are. >> ha, ha, stick broke. in the brushes. in the rushes. put them back on. bufks head in the rushes. put them back on. to big thicket we go, hot we go to hit staggeringly along the frees. crack, a steak broke. we go, go, go, buck shot. we go, go, go. up the road. road kill. staggering bucks. head light rushes. pick up brushes. race broke, screeching. the big thicket we go, buck shot, crack. the road kills. crack e a broke stick. on we go on. [applause] >> omni bus program. and cho
. >> there ago. maybe there are more. >> we have a big article on race tracks on our website. outsidelands.org. >> the ingleside, you can still see that. >> they developed where that race track was, just south of ocean avenue, they kept the oval of the race track and created urbano drive. >> i think we have some progress of that. >> that is the inner sunset. that is where >> lawrence lives > i do. >> you can see the inner sandbank. it is a big old sand hill. they had to do a lot of grading. >> in the building department, when we go out and look to people to building development, as soon as they squared away the top 6 inches or whatever is there, it is all sand. forever. in my yard, and there is nothing you can do about it. it is what there is. it was generally developed in response to the 1890's for mid- winter there, which was held in golden gate park. would the first buildings that was built in that area was a bar called the little shamrock, and it is still there just west of lincoln, just west from ninth avenue. it was built to help service people who were working on the big winter fair
, but it was three decades. this is sunset boulevard being put in. there were putting in this big boulevard. it is pointing out a goalie in the middle of the sand. -- a gully in the middle of the sand. >> woody was just given this time. >> i have been wanting one of these for years. i know they were at 5300. >> the building is still there. >> they were not the most enlightened company. they were strict about not showing homes to minorities. they got in trouble for that. willie brown actually made his name by going and trying to see one of the homes. it was a very political thing. he would walk up with a whole bunch of people in the person showing the home would sneak away. >> even in the teens, there were a lot of neighborhoods that had restrictions against certain groups of people. >> this was in the 1950's. willie mays had trouble buying a house in san francisco. a couple of people would not show him a house. they had to enlist the mayor and a bunch of people. this is their reservoir. companies would take a block and there would start wrecking houses. there were building two a day -- they
. satellite shows a big massive ridge of high pressure that will be the dominant feature throughout the weekend. go tok a hot holiday weekend. and there is sunny skies, going to be warm throughout the central part of the state. and 98 the high in sacramento. 104 in fresno. and sunday, up to 100 in sacramento. and 79 in big sur, warm here tomorrow into the bay area, south bay, skies sunny. highs 90 in san jose z 89 in coupe tino. on the pin anyone slarks highs of 82 in san mateo. and upper 60s on the coast and there is 70 in the sunset district. and there is highs mainly low to mid-90s and near east bay highs mid to upper 80s. and there is mid-80s towards fremont out into inland east bay, highs mid to upper 90s, monterey bay mid to upper 70s near the bay. and here is the accu-weather forecast. it's going to be hotter sunday, highs around 100 degrees, temperatures may drop off monday remaining sunny, looking like cloudy skies for the fire works displays around the bay area monday night z we bounce back up to 100 degrees tuesday. heat stays with us for a while. >> thanks spencer. >> co
the rivers fast, swollen and as we saw, very dangerous. >> a big increase in the stock market yesterday. the dow jones industrial average soared 180 points. it will open at 12,582. for the week the dow gained 648 points, that's nearly a 5 1/2% jump. the nasdaq also saw a big jump of 42 points and the s & p. 500 rose 14. >> for school the news is not good. they are recommending a ten percent increase in twotition from the board of regents. it would make up the loss in the budgets. the in state tuition would rise by more a thousand dollars to $12,200 a year. >>> imagine spending only a few dollars to help send a bay area student to college. it's possible through a new website called scholar match. students in financial need post their profile hoping to get people to donate money toward their college twotition. here is how it works. >> college is an expensive proposition but san francisco's scholarmatch.org is helping some students pay for their education. >> it began here at this tutoring center. men students were being accepted into college but didn't have a way to pay for it. >> the exe
people had a chance to swim with a really big shark in the waters off palm beach. a captain who owns a local dive company says it's only the fifth whale shark he's seen in 20 years. they're called whale sharks because of, well, the size. they only heat plankton and not people. thank goodness! >>> and, hey, there, everybody! welcome to this cnn saturday morning. take a look at what we're watching this morning. another royal wedding! yes. it's not just over in england. we're keeping an eye on royal weddings. this is a live picture happening right now. and who you're seeing right now, right there is prince albert of monaco. he's having a big ceremony right now, marrying his longtime girlfriend in a star-studded ceremony. this is ceremony ii. the smaller one was yesterday. the big one is today and all of monaco is invited. we have got a shot of the bride, that i have seen this morning, and you know what, just in time, they switched over. and i'll let you see a picture of the bride as well. there she is, who is now her serene highness after a civil ceremony yesterday. but, again, tod
holes and not going to be able to return and increase police force quickly. and this is is a big hit to the general fund. >> oakland was not the hardest hit. san jose losing almost $4 million from a general fund. the city manager told us san jose will deal with the added difference at the end of this year. >> thank you. and residents are facing a future with fewer firefighters and less equipment. today marks the start of the fiscal year. station 29 is one of two praiting at half capacity. >> we're collecting -- expecting delayed response time. meaning if you have a fire at your house, it will probably get bet bigger and a delay to emergency medical calls. leading to a compromise in patient care. >> the brownout on top of last year's 33 closures. in contra costa county firefighters agreed to a 10% cut to avoid job losses. >> and this may be harder to find fire works this 4th of july weekend. cal fire trying to sell fire works on web sites like craig's list. it's illegal to sell online including safe and sane variety. saying they confiscate them every year. the sale is already underway
heading to lake tahoe. hot weather and big summer business. mike shows us the tourist boom this weekend. >> hey, tahoe is awesome. >> reporter: looking at these pictures after packed south lake tahoe. >> i think it's crazy because i see a lot of cars. >> reporter: it's hard for some to believe that three days ago our weather was this. >> yesterday it was like winter. looks like it's going to be prolonged summer. >> reporter: in south lake tahoe the delayed start to summer had some businesses struggling big time. listen to this now. >> worst start in 33 years, it snowed until the first week of june. memorial day was a flop. all through april and may, really cold, wet stuff. >> with big crowds already escaping a big turnaround in temperatures in the valley, lake tahoe businesses are banking on just as big a turn around in their business this holiday weekend. >> absolutely this will be our busiest weekend yet. >> it will be nuts. insane especially with the high lake level and not a lot of beach. it's going to be crazy. >> that was mike reporting for us. can going to the grocery store help.
making the rivers fast and swollen and very dangerous. >> a big finish on wall street. stocks had the biggest weekly gain in two years. dow jones soared 168 points, it's going to open at 12582. the dow was up 5.5% jump for the week. nasdaq was also up and s&p 500 rose 19. >> for u.c. students economic news not so good. they are preparing to recommend a 10% tuition increase for the board of regents that would make up a loss of $150 million because of steep cuts. the tuition would rise by more than a thousand dollars to $12,200 per year. >> imagine spending only a few dollars to help a student to college. it's possible through scholar match. students post their profile hoping to get people to donate money toward their college tuition. >> reporter: college is an expensive proposition but they are helping students pay for their education. >> the idea to create scholar match begins here. many of the students are being accepted into college but didn't have a way to pay for it. the executive director of scholar match spoke to us from los angeles while attending a convention there. >> we
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that attendance is as big as possible. i would really like to webstream this event. we can include anybody that can't come but wants to check-in and if they are able to online. and have it available on demand. i am hopeful that maybe i will find somebody that has the equipment to let me do that. as a specific volunteer type thing. we're looking for a sponsorship to assist with refreshments for the event. we'll keep the commission informed as we move on. i wanted to let the staff of that the commission staff attended a couple liberal meetings since the last time we were here. we did the labor complaints, both of these venues were having some sound problems. staff attended last week on june 22. there was an additional follow- up meeting at central station. the outcome for both included increased calls to assist in managing crut noise at the end of the night. a thing they will report for soundproofing. when i finish, he can pick up from there. i wanted to let the commission know about progress of the implementation of the promoter legislation. we're working on the creation of the first ever o
they have. but this afternoon they received a big gift from a group of young men that lost everything they had. >> all seems like a bad dream. >> reporter: chris nistrum comes once a week to visit the kappa sigma home he used to call home. he and his brothers say it's depressing to see the damage. >> it's really depressing. >> reporter: the bedrooms were destroyed. their clothes and all the belongings burned away. the house is a total loss and unlivable. the community responded and the donations poured in. >> it made me smile to the point where i almost cried because i just, you just forget how many good people are out there. >> reporter: now the fraternity is giving back. they don't need all the donations they received so today they donated their cars with clothing donations and toiletries. >> just giving them a bag of food brought tears to their eyes, and i want to see that again just to know that we're helping out. >> reporter: sacred heart serving 300 to 350 homeless families a day and their biggest need is mens clothing and shoes. >> they experience tragedy and their response is
and sunny skies brought people outdoors in big numbers. the temperatures reached the mid-nineties throughout parts of the bay area. san francisco's washington square park was busy in the middle of the day as a lot of folks started their long weekend early. >> get outside on the 4th of july weekend and get a little reading outside. the san francisco fog was gone for the time being. >>> sandhya patel is here now with a look at what you can expect. >> inland areas will be baking. looking at saturday's highs, higher than today. 96 in santee yok and 95 for -- in antioch. it will be hot in the north bay as well. low 90s for santa rosa, napa. san jose, 90 degrees. bayside communities, pretty warm in the 80s. oakland 83 and fremont 87. palo alto, 86. if you do not like the heat, the only place to escape it would be right near the coast. 76 in san francisco. 68 in half moon bay. the temperatures will rise some more as we head into sunday. we are talking about triple digits showing up. we'll be back with a look at your forecast coming up. dan? >>> it may be harder to find fireworks this 4th of july, b
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because a percentage would really vary depending how big the venue was and that was impossible to do. if we said 10% and the place was 1200 square feet, that would be pretty big. you know what i mean? we had to go towards something that would accommodate a relative amount of people. >> but they think it would accommodate 3-5 at the most? >> correct. i mean would co map it out but it's not a lot of space. >> we're welcome to take suggestions if you is a suggestion about that issue, please forward it to our office. >> anything else? >> yeah -- >> do you have a question? >> i just want to make a comment to ms. andriesi. i have grave concerns about whether we could punitively limit any location to a little tiny speaker or only one speaker or anything like that because i would think that they would have mr. reny have us and the board of appeals in no time flat at all because we're limiting a first amendment-protected right, entertainment. we have no discretion other than what the legislation gives us. so if the legislation does not set a sound standard for us other than this thing about c
will not see low drop pwle the 60 agrees mark. on to the satellite image big ridge of high pressure dominate our weather picture that will for the next self days and we have a hot holiday weekend with temperatures climbing up around 100 degree mark in some locations by sunday. state wide tomorrow we see 104 at press no. high of 117 at palm springs. mere 98 in sacrament sacramento. 99 at chick o. 75 at big sur. 79 at san diego. and on sunday similar readings. 100 in sacramento 106 at fresno. 115 at palm spring. 90 at la. 80 san diego here in the bay area it will continue to be toasty as well. south bay tomorrow under sunny skies lack for high pressure right around or above 90 degrees. 90 in san jose. 92 at campbell. 94 in los gatos. peninsula 82 will be the high in san mateo. palo alto mountain view upper 60's on the coast 68 at half machine bay. 67 pacifica. downtown san francisco 76 tomorrow. 70 in the sun set district which we continue see very often. 91 at novato. 95 at clover dale. 95 calistoga sonoma and napa and nearest bay high of 81 at berkeley. 84 san leandro. 86
francisco tonight and a warm weekend ahead. we are back with the forecast in 8 minutes. >>> big changes take effect today for medical residents. >>> a bay area marine back home from the front lines of afghanistan. his story straight ahead. [ male announcer ] you don't make the world's best chicken by pressing a button. it takes a cook. we're kfc and we've got a certified cook in every restaurant freshly making the colonel's original recipe, today and every day. 11 herbs and spices, hand-breaded, hands down the world's best chicken. today is a kfc day. so bring home a real meal -- 10 pieces of that famous chicken, 3 large sides and 6 biscuits. enough real food to feed a family of four or more, just 20 bucks. today tastes so good. >>> hospital patients have enough to worry about without wondering if their young doctor got sleep. after decades of concern there are some new rules for some but not all. here is more. >> reporter: julia, this all starts today. i read through this 19 page directive. major pains a-- it could impact hospitals, medical residents ap patients. california pacific medical
illegal fireworks and they will be putting them in these big 55-gallon drums that you see here collecting them all from neighbors who drop them off but those same neighbors worry this may not take the spark out of illegal fireworks. long before the legal fireworks ever go up over the san francisco bay, they are already being set off on dry land. >> we hear lots of roman candles and the various fireworks, most of the evening, and into the night. >> reporter: it's become a stealth tradition. natasha smith told us where illegal fireworks are hidden in santa cruz. >> they bury their fireworks at the beach. then they come back and explode them at night. >> reporter: in oakland -- in oakland it's a yearly battle. >> it starts tonight. >> reporter: this year firefighters are trying something new not so different from an amnesty program. bring your illegal fireworks to the station. >> just ring the doorbell, the firefighters will take possession of them and place them in a 55-gallon drum. >> reporter: they questions asked. >> i'm not sure that it would be a program that works. people just want to
it at scale, and that has been the big challenge. >> can you elaborate on that? what does that mean exactly? >> we would not exist if there was not a feeling that a lot of these communities do not have the experience online of finding the information that is most relevant to them. there are a lot of great weekly newspapers. there are a lot of bulletin boards, facebook woods, you name it. there is a lot of media focused at local, but not every community has it, and even the ones that do often are not getting the kind of service that i think they used to historical because of downsizing and regional newspapers not serving those communities the way they used to. so you will have the council meeting not really being covered. we have had numerous examples where board meetings, council meetings, things that those members got used to not being covered. suddenly, they were seeing the week after week and seeing that we were there to stay. >> in the audience, do you feel like you're communities are being covered well? do you know what is going on in your back yard? do you feel like your stories being
. it is not about antagonizing tour bus operators. on the other hand, enforcement is a big issue, and a big expense. women go to the pleas to part with any kind of enforcement, they are busy with other things. the final analysis tends to be more important. we want that goal to be met as well. then we have the whole business of police work, transportation, a tour bus work for transportation. we do not want to have that happen for limited resources. but there are some things that we can do -- and i am not the expert on tour buses. in my experience, when those things are design-related, the shape of the streets, places where buses go, we tend to have more success and less need for enforcement. to give you a probably bad example, parks and buses is an issue. staging for a tour bus would be different for a shuttle that comes by the neighborhood. of course, we are serving a different constituency. the shuttle bus is serving the residents who are choosing to live in san francisco and work somewhere else and return to the city as soon as they can. we do not want to discourage that. with the tourists, it is
be lurking just underneath the surface of the sand. >>> and we've got a big weekend coming up. you know that it's getting a lot warmer out there. a bit of a sea breeze but no fog. i'll tell you how hot it'll be tomorrow. go! go! completing an atm deposit in record time... that's a step forward. go! go! with deposit friendly atms, you can make ultra fast, secure deposits with no slips or envelopes. take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> in los angeles today, maria shriver filed for divorce from her husband of 28 years arnold schwarzenegger. they've been separated since november. that's when arnold schwarzenegger admitted fathering a son with their housekeeper. they have two daughters aged 19 and 21. >>> trouble over seas tonight, a flatila was stopped in greece just hours after it took off. bay area residents including a well known actor are on board one of those ships. rita williams spent the day in marin county where she spent the day on what happened. >> reporter: this san rafael dining room became the impromptu command center for news about the ship. steve grisies wife is on
a big part from public transport. what was the conclusion of all the businesses? if we go on like this, we have a real big problem in one, two years, maybe a little bit longer, we will not have any mobility anymore in our own region. that was one of the reasons that businesses came together and they were thinking, what can we do, not for a long time because it takes time, but what can we do today that helps today? that is important for the accessibility, and accessibility is very important for good, competition against the other regions in europe. of course, it is very important for the quality of life. if we want to attract international business, we need to attract people from outside. they only come if it is nice to live in your city. k4they were trying to reduce te parking, which was 10%. we went into negotiation with the employers' organizations and with employers, telling them that it is not only a problem of the public, but also a problem of their own companies. it worked. after half a year of talking, 17 companies directly signed the agreement, also some americans among them.
. a big warm it's really delicious, mom. it's not too well done? nope. but it is a job well done. what are you reading, sweetie? her diary. when you're done, i'd love some feedback. sure. your mom and i read that thing cover-to-cover. loved it. thanks. would you mind if i cut the lawn this weekend? only if you let me talk to your mother on the phone for hours on end. done. [ male announcer ] u-verse brings peace to the family. at&t u-verse lets you record four shows at once from any room and play them back on any tv. get u-verse tv for only $29 a month for 6 months. in the network, everyone can get along. >>> high speed rail funding has been cut by governor brown, the governor blocked the money to the transit agencies as well as others across the state. what this mean foster bay area -- means for the bay area. >> governor brown signed the budget and cut high speed rail funding. muni won't get $27 million, bard is out 35 million, caltrans is not worried about losing $4 million because it can reapply next year. muni was planning use the fund for a subway project. once complete it will co
about $3 and you will save 35. if you go three times every week for one year, that is a big savings. now take a 42 in. flat screen h d tv. if it costs $600 you would save $6 today that you would not have saved yesterday. but here is where you will see the savings purchase a $25,000 car, and that is $250 that you can save and spend on something else. >> the holiday weekend is off to a great start. what a beautiful friday. >> i did not want to come here, i love you all but i did not want to leave. [laughter] >> it is beautiful outside. it will be this way. >> right now the temperatures are into the 90s in the inland valley as we expected. also in the '90s in napa and los gatos. both locations are at 93 degrees. closer to the coastline is a little bit cooler, a little bit of fog but a clear rather quickly. 64 in half moon bay and the temperatures again are warmer than what we saw yesterday in a number of places. 14 degrees and warmer in napa, 11 degrees warmer in navato, and nine degrees warmer in los gatos, redwood city and san francisco. simular warming when we head into tomorrow, it
. and we have a big problem with a club called kokomos, loud. 2:00 in the morning, sometimes a little later. the crowd itself, they have a big party planned this sunday the 3rd from 3:00 in the afternoon to 2:00 in the morning. the windows and doors will be open. it will be extremely loud. we would like someone to ranch et them down -- ratcet them down. because i live across an open parking lot alley where we're no more than 90 feet apart. windows are open. >> ok. mr. fry, actually if you coordinate with this gentleman sitting right over there, i'm sure he'll be more than happy to monitor their sound limb. but today -- this item is to call the item we've just been discussing. >> ok. >> ok. >> thanks a lot. >> we're glad to work with you and resolve your problems. ok. next speaker, is mr. sefano canselato. >> good evening. commissioners. san francisco is a place deemed for live music. and the definition of live music and entertainment for years has been very broad. so there's been a big void. i want to thank the commissioners. i want to thank the small business commission. i want to thank al
. a big warm up for the holiday weekend. all the details in a few minutes. [ coach ] in albuquerque, citi pre-approved my mortgage. [ whistle blows ] all right, layups, guys. let's go. in sioux falls, i locked in a rate. coach, you get that house yet? working on it. [ coach ] the appraisal? ...springfield. wherever i was, my citi mortgage consultant had me covered. [ crowd cheering ] and 500 miles from home... [ cheering, cellphone beeps ] ...we finally had a new home. [ male announcer ] from pre-approval to closing, citi is with you every step of the way. what's your story? citi can help you write it. and started earning loads of points. you got a weather balloon with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. ♪ ♪ there it is. [ man ] so i used mine to get a whole new perspective. ♪ [ male announcer ] the new citi thankyou premier card gives you more ways to earn points. what's your story? citi can help you write it. >>> high speed rail funding has been cut by governor brown, the governor blocked the money to the transit agencies as well as others across
create policies that will minimize that san francisco is not a big business-friendly city. i think we started to go in the wrong direction. the reason why we started walking down that path largely was because of political ideology. when you deal with me, you are dealing with facts, less than politics. i really want to have a positive impact on the city overall. >> good afternoon, everyone. how are you? >> good. >> it's a nice day today. thank you for coming out to our community event. please give a round of [applause] to them. we have a lot of development going on. you see how lovely leland street looks. do you like it? >> yes. >> beautiful, isn't it? we are going to continue. we have a library that is going to be opening up in june. that's right. so i will see you all there at the library. there is a lot of activity going on. it is important we remain connected and engaged. >> would you mind if we were to pull the seniors together and translate for me in a mini meeting? >> yes, sir. >> what we are going ready to do is we are going to have a quick little mini meeting to -- because we
. i was not in business until 1961. he made a big deal out of working in clay. the things he was doing was something never seen before. >> it is a large scale bronze. it has been sitting here of the hall of justice since 1971. talk about what happens to the work of art out of the elements. >> the arts commission commissioned the piece. they did not set aside money for repair. it has slowly changed color. it was black. it has been restored. >> it has been restored to the original patina. >> there was no damage done to its. i do not think there were any holes made in it. they have been working on it for six or eight weeks. it is practically ready to go. i am very excited to see it done. >> over the course of the arts in richmond program, we have added almost 800 works of art into the public space. maintaining that is not something that the bond funds allow us to do. this is why you came up with the idea of art care. >> i hope we get the community going and get people who really like to be involved. we will give them a chance to be involved. if you are interested in art, this is a marvelo
to exist, right? our strategy in the old days was to align ourselves with a big media company -- cbs. we align ourselves with yahoo! in some way and with ail -- aol in another way. you need the types of connections with more established or at least larger players in order to survive. the other reason is that the proliferation of sites has caused a change in the way people get their news. no longer do they just go to what we call destination sites, which was essentially a newspaper online. they are getting their news on facebook and google and bing and search engines. to be out there in that news sphere, you have to have different ways of attacking a and having connections and distribution arrangements. >> i would like to add that proliferation of new sites creates more demand for content, which creates more opportunity for professional writers. before you think about going into news as a business as an independent publisher, you have to think about what the need is, if there is a need in that particular space for another site, and then how you distinguish yourself and the content you pro
of mine asked if there would be a parade this year. there is going to be a parade every year. how big an organized it will be is a credit to many people who came together this year as never before. they were led by the next persons to address you. [applause] >> thank you. my name is lisa williams and i am the chairman of the pride board. i am pleased to be here. [applause] i am very pleased to be here to celebrate pride 2011. there were some challenges. folks like you step up. the board of directors stepped up. our staff stepped up. we're here today to pick up our celebration. i would also like to thank joa quin, paul, neighborhood services, the mayor's office and staff for supporting us from the beginning to the end. i also want to thank treasurer cisneros, supervisors campos, wiener, and all the others who called and asked what they could do for us. san francisco pride has had a strong relationship with the city. i also want to recognize former supervisor dufty who has been with us in the past and is currently with us now. [applause] i would like to express my gratitude to our fell
or big business. you had a lot of candidates on an even keel. what i felt quickly was the strategy to being successful was to build coalitions, and also to approach your communication in a multi land will approach. in my district, it is one of the most ethnically diverse parts of san francisco. we incorporated that. my campaign team was diverse. i had seniors. i had young people. i had different types of volunteers. i had folks that could speak chinese, spanish, someoan, all reaching out to bring people in. there is a certain level of malta and -- of momentum that help people. i would never ask my volunteers to do something i was not willing to do. we were at the bus stop at the morning handing out literature. i think that is critical, to bring into city hall that, yes, i am elected to lead, but more importantly to serve. that is my number one focus point. i am here to serve. when you call me, i am at 4 service. >> what about issues facing san francisco, facing your district, and how you are going to balance the needs of san francisco at large against the needs of your district? >>
that we can implement? i think that's the big challenge. by having the consultant on now, we are in very good shape. they will be with us in the early planning. i can picture us coming back to you in about a year-and-a-half with the program, with the schedule of the budget, and the scope, and possibly some modifications will be looking for in the levels of service. maybe going to the next level with things like energy recovery. hopefully that answers your question. commissioner moran: yes. you touched on the nature of the partnership over an extended period of time and the ability to not bid on other work. that has come out of some discussions on how we make sure they are not in any way compromised in their ability to give us the best advice that they can. i think that has been structured well. i appreciate your work. >> we bent over backwards. all the lessons learned and then some. i really have to compliment harlan and the contracts group. a lot of work went into this and a lot of effort by city staff to get to this point. there are a lot of people from waste water enterprise here toda
it was appropriate to make them available to more businesses which by the way will respect a big savings for small businesses because the price tag that's associated with a conditional use permit. i'll give you a few details about the application process and the enforcement of the performance rather than the $3,000 or $4,000 tab. it will be a $385 application fee and a $395 annual renewal fee. upon submital of a submitted application, each application will be submitted to the police department and recommendation to the planning department. the planning department will review the applications to ensure compliance and there will be a hearing at your commission. your commission may impose specific conditions relevant to the specific applicant. i think you also have some details about the enforcement of the permit in your material as well. but performance is allowed only until 10:00 p.m. for one year. after one year, they may operate after midnight. if there have not been any nuance concerns then there is a possibility that it would be ex-tened into midnight. the hours may be reduced and businesses mu
opportunities for families, but i always say that i support equitable development. i also do feel that big business and downtown interests usually dominate the discussion on development. i want to see a balance of those forces, but also with residents and environmentalists and others that have an important say as we try to create more complete streets and better designed neighborhoods that make it more livable for everyone. >> let's talk about the role of sports in the city's economic future. are you happy with the plans for the america's cup? do you think the city should try it spend money to keep the 49ers? supervisor mar: did not get me started. i could go on for a long time. i think america's cup will help the whole area. i think the organizing committee has a big task to raise a lot of private sector money so it does not impact negatively on our general fund, but i do think the deal crafted by a lot of the enforcement is a good deal will help a lot of the parts of the city that need the help. it is also a lot of gauging of community groups and the yacht club saying that they want to p
, the alameda county fair is trying to cook the world's largest burger. they fired up the big grill a couple of hours ago. here is the current record holder, weighing in at 595 pounds. today, officials from the guinness book of world records will be in pleasantton to check out this burger's meaty rival. you can take a big bite out of today's patty for 99 cents. not only does it celebrate the fair's 99th year of operation. all the money is going to the community food bank in alameda county. >>> it is 7 minutes after 7:00, and we are going to be back with your very warm weather forecast, coming up, even warmer than yesterday, according to jim, who is working out the final details of that forecast right now. >>> plus, protecting kids from blood, guns, and gruesome images. common sense media firing back at the latest court decision on california's video game law. >>> and the recollections of a witness, the skill of an artist, hopefully some luck. next, a closer look at process used to come up with a police artist rendering. we'll be right back. ,,,,,, i hang my head out the window. oh man, we're
forecast but first, big celebrations with royal weddings and france. in france--we will be back. >> welcome back. a beautiful shot from mount tam cam on the left. a full check of the weather. the looks like the guadeloupe overpass on the right. lots of sunshine, clear blue skies and a beautiful forecast for your holiday. 63 in walnut creek. the afternoon high today will be 97 degrees and cooling to 88 degrees. it is still going to be warmer. right now, '50's and 60's. 63 in fairfield. 62 in mountain view. 62 san jose. if you are going to be gone to the beach today? it is going to be beautiful! 70's along the coast. tomorrow even warmer with even 80s expected for the beach forecast. a beautiful time to go to the beach. also from today 12:00 p.m. that high index! he'd advisory saturday and sunday, 12:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. stay hydrated! 98 degrees expected. with 76 degrees in ocean beach. 74 in half moon bay. 91 expected in palo alto. towards the east bay powerhouse 84 enrichment i84 in richmond---through concord. 97 in pleasanton, 91 in sunnyvale. 90's through morgan hill. your kron 4 7 day arou
they get a tax-exempt status? >>reporter: that is the big question is. any groups that a right, obviously, to form and criticize fox news. the question is, should that be a taxper, subsidized, tax-exempt deductibl activity. media matters is something called a 501 (c) 3 referring to the section of the code that covers it and deductions to media matters are people getting to take off their taxes as if they gave money to the red cross or salvation army. and media matters is increasingly political in recent years and the founder has formatted what is scale add super pac to raise large amounts of money to defeat republican candidates and there are reports that the white house is in the entirely happy with that because they felt he was more effective attacking fox news at media matters. the question is, should that be subsidized by the federal government. deep deep the deep pockets, obviously, george soros and tell us about his past for those that do not know. >>reporter: he is a billionaire, naturalized american citizen and has in the past been caught up in insider trading activity in jump, an
as their customers. and that is a big change, because before they were the enemy. >> the situation in the netherlands is completely different. cyclists are not encouraged to take their bikes on public transport. it is especially forbidden to have normal bikes and rush hour. the reason is because of 4% of the clients of public transport of trains, by bike. what they provide for our enough bicycle parking and the possibility to take a bite from the station to where you want to go -- and the possibility to take a bicycle from the station to where you want to go to with a public transport bicycle. they say, we do not want to take the bike on the train, only for recreational purposes. on sunday, it is quite easy to take your bike. outside, it is only folding box and a provide enough bike parking. >> the public transport bicycle at the end of the trip, it is that a bike share program? is that a transit program? >> it is a bicycle sharing program. the bikes are not free. the cost 2.85 euros per day to use it. but it is growing very popular. >> on the issue of bikes and transit, in the u.s., a traditionally
? >> we want to stimulate the economy and hoping he spends more money. >> get to the movie too big to fail. >> and why did the banks cause the economy to almost collapse. what was the main ingredient? >> we have seen regutions and from these guys with greed riding theoney . the basketball -- >> and gernment regulation has to be watched closely. our paul barnie frank was watching freddie and fanny and they collapsed righturched their nose and he didn't know anything about it and that doesn't give me confidence. >> you saw barney and i yelling at each other. >> you haven't seen it >> i will send that to your house. >> you, i need some racy films. i haven't watched blue movies in a long time. >> you are an old-time socialist. >> i think i am a present time. >> you believe president obama is a socialist? >> no. god no. >> are you happy with him? >> not that much. >> what is he doing wrong? >> i tend to read paul a lot. >> and that is a problem there. >> i knew you would be pleased. >> he would be. >> and like what he did, he should have done so much more in terms of the bank loans and revitali
's a yearly battle between violators, firefighters and police. >> very big weekend. probably starts tonight actually. >> reporter: and this year, firefighters are trying something new something not so different from an amnesty program. bring your illegal fireworks to the station. >> just ring the doorbell, the firefighters will take possession of them and place them in a 55-gallon drum. >> no questions asked. >> i don't know if it would work. people want to have fun on the 4th of july. >> i don't see why you would turn it in if you could get away with it. >> reporter: how likely is it that people will bring in very expensive illegal fireworks? >> we are hoping that people will make the right decision and bring them to the firehouse. >> reporter: the fact is, firefighters will be relying more heavily on people making the right decisions this year. budget cuts means fewer firefighters are available to patrol the city this weekend leaving neighbors with just one low expectation. >> it will be loud as always. >> hopefully, no one will be injured. no property will be damaged. no properties will
are losing a big part of what makes san francisco so great, so i am very alarmed about declining families with young children in the city. i think and approach that looks also at the assets that are here and the resources that keep families here, that families aspire to stay in the city is well worth considering as well. i thank supervisor farrell for the hearing and look forward to working with you on it. >> thank you appear that concludes roll-call for introductions. -- thank you. that concludes will call for introductions. supervisor chiu: why don't we go to public comment? >> speakers using translation assistance will be allowed twice the amount of time. a member of the public would like a document to be displayed on the overhead projector, please clearly states such and remove the document when the screen should return to live coverage of the meeting. >> good afternoon, supervisors. stop the corporate rape of the public library. privatization of our public assets goes hand-in-hand with the degradation of our democratic principles and undermining traditions of open government and publ
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